The popular social network Instagram joined combating inhumane treatment of animals and forbade the publication of photographs on which depicts ill-treatment our smaller brothers.
Users are encouraged to think before doing selfies with animals. Even in first look an innocent shot from Zoo shows pets in captivity and at unusual conditions for them. A striking example of this is - circuses, where animals are beaten and torment so that they become complaisant.
Also, any Instagram user can complain about photo, if seen on ill treatment animals. The developers promise at once to block such publications.
In addition, together with The World Wildlife Fund has compiled a " black list " of tags that may be associated with violence against fauna. For example, #tigerselfie or #coalaselfie, search results for which will lead to images from rare animals. By running such a hashtag, you You will see a notification: " In Instagram prohibited the cruel attitude towards animals and sale of protected animal species or their bodies. You carried out a search for hashtag which can be related to publications in which promotes malicious attitudes towards animals or nature. " Of course, you can skip it, but Still it is worth considering.
" I I believe that now it is important for the society to become more aware. we We try to contribute to educate people " - summed up the representative of Instagram Emily Cain.
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Read in Russian: В Instagram начали блокировать селфи с животными